An online video that had already gone viral is surging once again amid recent developments in Iraq, where gains made under President George W. Bush are vanishing under President Barack H. Obama.
The video,”Different Presidents, a Different Corps,” has been viewed more than 6.5 million times.
It shows the stark contrast in how U.S. Marines viewed the two presidents at ceremonial events.
The description of the video acknowledges that the event it shows in Anbar province in 2007 for Bush was less formal than Obama’s appearance at Camp LeJeune.
“The events were different in many ways and the Marines present were subject to different behavioral expectations, but there is “more to this video than that,” the description says, concluding that if the content of the video could be easily debunked, it wouldn’t still be drawing so many hits.
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